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House Proceeding 11-13-07 on Nov 13th, 2007 :: 4:25:56 to 4:28:02
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John Jr.Conyers

4:06:01 to 4:25:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Jr.Conyers

John Jr.Conyers

4:25:33 to 4:25:56( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: time of release, too many of them commit new crimes and end up back in prison. more than 2/3 of arrested for new crimes within three years of their release. this exacts a terrible cost in financial

Bob Goodlatte

4:25:56 to 4:26:24( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: terms as well as in human terms. congress has been very active over the years and strengthening our criminal laws and our investigative and prosecutorial tools against crime. the bipartisan legislation

Bob Goodlatte

4:25:56 to 4:28:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte

4:26:24 to 4:26:44( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: we are considering today aptly named the second chance act complements those efforts by helping give ex-offenders the tools they need to stay out of trouble. it's a very commonsense piece of legislation.

Bob Goodlatte

4:26:44 to 4:27:06( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: and it recognizes that too many ex-offenders like the education -- lack the education, job skills, and stable living arrangements, the substance abuse treatment, and health services that they need

Bob Goodlatte

4:27:06 to 4:27:31( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: to successfully re-intergreat into our society -- reintegrate into our society. many have trouble finding a job and some have trouble holding a jofpblet many move straight from their prison

Bob Goodlatte

4:27:31 to 4:28:02( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: cell to a homeless shelter. many entered prison with alcohol and drug habits and the pull remains hard to resist once they re-emerge in our society. many are physically or mentally disabled. some

John Jr.Conyers

4:28:02 to 4:28:25( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: have chronic disease. others need psychogical treatment. many left spouses and young children behind when they entered prison. while these family relationships can be of tremendous value in helping

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